Modi and irrational exuberance
India's youth is pinning its hopes of jobs on the development promise of Modi. Can he deliver?
Elusive hunt for skills and jobs
Budget outlays will not do much for job creation or readying youth for skilled work
Tapping the skills of the gun makers of Munger
Traditional gun makers in Bihar's Munger district are exceptionally skilled; with a little help they could find jobs in legal arms factories
Ocean economy set to double in size by 2030
With more sustainable development, the economy can touch over US $ 3.2 trillion by 2030, according to an OECD report
'Renewable energy sector employment increased in 2015'
The total number of jobs in renewables worldwide continued to rise even as the growth in jobs slowed down compared to previous years, says a new …
Agriculture key to creating jobs in India's largely informal economy
The NDA government is repeating the mistake of the Vajpayee regime by relying on the formal sector for job creation
1 करोड़ नौकरियों का वादा किसका था?
एनडीए सरकार ने 2001 में यह वादा किया था लेकिन अब वर्तमान सरकार भी नौकरियां सुरक्षित न कर पाने की वही गलती दोहरा रही ...
Where will farmers go to get jobs?
There is a significant reduction in farm jobs. India must create alternative opportunities for those abandoning agriculture
African countries are fighting an addiction
Africa is the only continent that imports more food than it produces. Down To Earth brings ground report from 10 African countries to assess …
Rooftop solar power’s massive job potential untapped
India has only met 9.5 per cent of the target for roof-top solar power, which has the maximum job potential
Energy in news on June 5
Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and debates on energy
Climate change to lower living standards of 50% Indians: World Bank
Most affected states will be Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh
Odisha’s artisans strike gold with golden grass
Handicrafts made from the wild grass are helping change lives in Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur, providing people with a steady source of income
10 million jobs: Vajpayee floated, Manmohan adopted, and Modi faltered
How the promise gave birth to India Shining campaign and ultimately led to defeat of NDA-I
1 करोड़ नौकरियों का नारा, वाजपेयी से मोदी तक
कैसे इस वादे ने इंडिया शाइनिंग अभियान को जन्म दिया और अंततः एनडीए की हार की वजह बना
5 से 10 साल में कॉल सेंटर की नौकरियां खत्म हो जाएंगी
डाउन टू अर्थ ने ऑटोमेशन के खतरों और संभावनाओं पर भारतीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान दिल्ली के निदेशक वी. रामगोपाल राव से बात की
Both financial and non-financial factors matter for ASHAs: Study
Preferences change depending on factors including level of education, size of family, status as main earner
Africa’s protected areas may need 10 times more funds: Study
Nature-based tourism can bridge funding gap, highlights a report released at the ongoing Africa’s Wildlife Economy Summit
Kill ‘dwarves’, recommends ‘creatively destructive’ Economic Survey
India’s small firms are holding back growth and job creation; government plans for something else to tide over job crisis
Odisha's mines may power the country, but what about its people?
Mining has not yielded commensurate dividends to life in Odisha
India's industrial production shrinks 1.1% in August
Quick estimates show declines in manufacturing, electricity andnegligible growth in mining
खेती किसानी छोड़ रहा है ग्रामीण भारत, आजीविका के लिए कहां जाएं किसान
ग्रामीण भारत अब कृषि पर निर्भरता कम करता जा रहा है, लेकिन क्या गैर कृषि क्षेत्र में उसके लिए संभावनाएं हैं
Why we need basic universal income in post-COVID world
Without much larger injections of cash, we would still be facing a reduction in aggregate demand and an inevitable recession
COVID-19 migrants: Future of work and production
Work needs to be reimagined. This is an opportunity to renew rural economies and make them resilient; but it won’t to be easy
COVID-19 lockdown: Isn’t it time for the State to do business again?
The government has to step away from its role of a regulator succumbing to the pressure of businesses; it must recognise its power as procurer / …